The Importance of Being Earnest (1939). Comedy (revival). Written by Oscar Wilde
. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Directed by Estelle Winwood
. Vanderbilt Theatre: 12 Jan 1939- Mar 1939 (closing date unknown/61 performances). Cast: Clifton Webb
(as "John Worthing, J.P. Of the Manor House, Woolton, Hertfordshire"), Hope Williams
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
In 1925 Clifton appeared on stage in a dance act with vaudeville star and silent film actress Mary Hay
. Later that year, when she and her husband, film star Richard Barthelmess
, decided to produce and star in their own film vehicle New Toys
(1925), they chose Webb to be second lead. The movie proved to be financially successful, but nineteen more years would pass before Webb appeared in another ...
Suave, dandy villains